Sede vacante, vacant seat. No one is sitting on the throne of the Bishop of Rome, lately Pope Benedict XVI, who has retired. His successor will have
Pope Benedict the XVI has made history by being the first Pontiff to resign in over six hundred years.
The question now is whether his successor
Pope Benedict XVI led the Catholic Church for eight years. What did he do? What has he left for the next pope to do?
His peers elected a
Pope Benedict XVI will wield considerable influence inside the Vatican after stepping down, according to leading Swiss theologian Professor Hans
Euronews correspondent Manuela Scarpellini looks at the prospect for change in the Vatican following the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI.